The upgrades to Amazon's e-book reader are pretty routine: faster, better battery life, better screen, bigger storage capacity. That still won't be enough to make everyone rush to get one. CNET's David Carnoy examines the changesand the likely impact on potential shoppers still wavering on whether to buy one. Listen now: Download today's podcast
The K5 robot, developed by Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Knightscope, is designed to be a surveillance robot for law enforcement, private security firms, schools and anything else looking for an extra set of eyes and ears on the ground. The 5-foot, 300-pound robot can roam autonomously, sending back real time data about an area with technology that does facial recognition, lidar mapping and 360-degree video. CNET's Kara Tsuboi got a closer look at what makes the K5 robot tick.